GUIDE TO POISONOUS PLANTS
Waste ground and disturbed soils.
Dogs, people, sheep, horses, cattle.
The spiny burs are not toxic but cause tramuatic injury to animals. The burs can become matted in the fleece of sheep causing the fleece to be devalued.
A sprawling grass with rolled leaf blades which become flat at maturity. Multiple distinctive burs with over 30 sharp, barbed spines on each spur.
Tramua to the foot pads and interdigital space causing severe lameness.